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World Oceans Day - Ocean Acidification

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The hypnotic, kinetic wind sculptures of Anthony Howe

Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe creates abstract, organic sculptures from various metals and polymers. He is based in Eastsound, Washington state.<p>For …

Miles de millones de planetas en zona habitable, solo en nuestra galaxia

Formulada alrededor del año 1770, esta ley permitió calcular la posición exacta de Urano mucho antes de que fuera descubierto. La Ley de Titus-Bode …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

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Chicago river dyed green for St Patrick's Day celebrations

The traditional dyeing of the Chicago River has marked Saint Patrick's Day festivities in Illinois.<p>Hundreds of spectators watched the ceremony, an annual event which kicks off a weekend of celebrations.<p>Alice Baxter reports.

European Union Army Plan Aims to Protect Continent from Russia, ISIS

RAMSTEIN, Germany — As conflicts worsen on NATO’s eastern borders, the case is being made for a pan-European army as commanders seek multinational “coalitions of force” — with or without American help.<p>Long-term plans for the creation of a joint European Union force have been tabled that backers say …

Kosher supermarket reopens two months after Paris attacks | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The Paris kosher supermarket where four hostages were killed in January by an Islamist gunman reopened on Sunday morning to “show that life is stronger than barbarity,” supermarket officials and France’s interior minister said.<p>The Jan. 9 attack on the Jewish foodstore by Amedy …

Mac DeMarco // "Ode to Viceroy" (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

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La científica revolucionaria

La iniciación<p>Margaret Lucas era la pequeña de 8 hermanos de una familia adinerada de los alrededores de <i>Colchester</i>, Inglaterra. Recibió una educación …

Step into the Cube: Virginia Tech's giant virtual reality room

From the outside, I look like the worst stereotype of a VR user as I walk around the Virginia Tech Cube. Not only am I blindfolded by an Oculus Rift as I feel my way around, the headset is sporting a 6-inch-high, slightly wobbly 3D-printed antenna. The Rift isn’t wireless, so I’m tethered to a …

Hacia la estimulación cerebral sin cables

Investigadores del Instituto de Tecnología de Massachusetts han desarrollado un método para estimular el cerebro mediante campos magnéticos sin …

A la conquista del misterioso Ceres

Es la primera vez que una nave de la NASA alcanza la órbita de un planeta enano

Cancer: The mysterious miracle cases inspiring doctors

A few patients have made rare and unexpected recoveries leaving doctors scratching their heads, says David Robson. Can these cases provide vital clues for tackling cancer?<p>It was a case that baffled everyone involved. The 74-year-old woman had initially been troubled by a rash that wouldn’t go away. …

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Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The glove that transmits ‘touch’ over the internet

Blind-deaf people are often forced to live in a small and isolated world. But can a new glove open the way for easier communication? Lesley Ogden Evans reports.<p>It’s good to keep in touch – something that Edi Haug and Laura Schwengber know only too well. The pair have been friends since childhood. …

Claire Underwood’s 12 Best Power Looks on House of Cards

They say behind every great man is a great woman, but in House of Cards, a step ahead of every great man is an impeccably dressed Claire Underwood. VF.com rounded up the best power looks of this modern-day Lady Macbeth, from structured dresses to luxurious silk pajamas (please, you didn’t really …

La luna más grande del sistema solar también esconde un océano

Ganímedes no sólo es la luna (<i>o satélite natural</i>) de Júpiter de mayor tamaño, también es la más grande de todo el Sistema solar. Ahora la NASA ha …

La fiscalía sueca acepta interrogar a Julian Assange en Londres

La defensa de Julian Assange y la fiscalía sueca han llegado a un acuerdo para interrogarlo en la embajada de Ecuador en Londres sin extraditarlo.<p>La …

Inside Nasa’s giant rocket factory

It’s been decades since Nasa has had a rocket powerful enough to reach to the Moon – and beyond. But now the agency is building one that could venture even further into space. Richard Hollingham pays it a visit.<p>If you remember one fact from this story, make it this: America’s new rocket will be …

Meet the giant 'lobster' that roamed Earth's primeval oceans

An international team of archaeologists <a style="background-color: transparent;" …

La materia oscura podría acabar con la vida en la Tierra

¿Pero cuál es la causa de la correlación entre las «pasadas» de la Tierra a través del disco galáctico y los impactos y extinciones que parecen …

The paradox of popping back in time

Time travel often appears in the movies, but it’s a pity that the science never matches up with the fiction, argues Quentin Cooper.<p>Here we go again. The movie Predestination, released in the UK this week, is the very latest in the long history of time travel films. There’s been more than 100 since …